What is the Internet? The Internet is a global web of computers connected to each other by wires, (mostly phone lines). If you look at a map of big cities, smaller towns, and scattered houses, each is connected together with roads, railways, etc.. This is similar to the Internet, except with the Internet, wires connect computers. The Internet is a superhighway.
Some ways to use the Internet E-mail Research Shopping News Games Ed-line
Do you ever use the Internet?
How often do you use the Internet?
Why do you generally use the Internet?
Internet Terms WWW Browser Search Engine URL Domain html
WWW The World Wide Web
Browser Software program that allows a person to view WWW documents. Examples of browsers are Netscape, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mosaic, Mac web, and Net cruiser.
Let’s Look at some examples of some browsers.
Search Engine A web site that will help you search the Internet for key words, subjects, etc.
Let’s try a search now!
URL UNIFORM RESOURCE LOCATOR- The unique address of any web page. It tells your computer where the information is stored so it can be viewed.
Now we are going to look at a URL
Domain A way to indicate what type of site you may be viewing. In the U.S. some common domains are .com-commercial, .org- non-profit and research organizations, .gov- government agency, .edu-education. More are constantly being added so theses should only be used as guidelines to help you know what type of site you are on.
What is the Domain for the School Districts web site?